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by Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 17 2016

On Tuesday, February 16, at about 1:00 pm, a large white dog tied up to a post  beside the Rossland Thrift Shop knocked down a Rossland senior citizen, who fell into a mud puddle, hit his head on the  ground and suffered abrasions and cuts to his forehead and hands, knocked his glasses off, and was "pretty badly shook up."   The man had been walking down the path from the sidewalk to the...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 16 2016

Car crashes – one in Trail on Saturday and another in Castlegar Monday night – had onlookers concerned and asking The Source/Champion for follow-up details.

A collision in Trail near the intersection of Goodwin Way and Highway 3B (near the mall) at just after 8 a.m. Saturday morning was characterized by one reader as looking “devastating”.

According to RCMP Cpl. Mike...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Feb 11 2016

Police are looking for three suspects after a theft Wednesday, according to RCMP Cpl. Dave Johnson.

On the evening of Feb.10, between 9 and 10 p.m., two males and one female were involved in the theft of two snowblowers from a business along Columbia Ave near 22 Street,” Johnson said.

“The suspects were driving a dark coloured Dodge Dakota Extended Cab truck and would have been...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 11 2016

The Cranbrook RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in locating Michael Andres Salvador-Bejarano who currently has a warrant outstanding for his arrest in connection with the February 4th 2016, home invasion incident in Cranbrook.

A warrant for arrest has been issued for Michael Andres Salvador-Bejarano, born May 23, 1991.

Salvador is believed to be in the Calgary area.


by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Feb 11 2016
A 'significant' amount of drugs have been confiscated after a bust in Edgewood today, according to RCMP Cpl. Jason Burndred.
"On Thursday, Feb. 11, the Nakusp RCMP executed a CDSA search warrant for an unlicenced grow operation in the Edgewood B.C. area," Burndred said. "A 49-year-old male was arrested for production of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of...
by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 09 2016

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Surrey RCMP is reminding residents to be wary of those taking advantage of our basic need for human companionship.

In 2015, Surrey RCMP saw a 36% increase in frauds largely due to the Canada Revenue Agency and Immigration Canada scams (see...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 07 2016

Salmo RCMP is advising the public to contact the detachment if anyone has credit cards problems after a report was recently received said Cpl Riordan Bellman in a media release.

"Salmo RCMP is currently investigating fraudulently compromised credit cards from area financial institutions," Bellman said.

"If you have had your credit card compromised, report it to the financial...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 02 2016

A Slocan Valley man has been charged with animal cruelty for the fourth time, following a BC SPCA seizure of 29 animals from a property near Winlaw on Thursday (January 28) the SPCA said Tuesday in a media release.

The release said crown counsel has charged Joao (John) Vieira with three counts of animal cruelty under the Criminal Code of Canada just days after a team of BC SPCA...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jan 27 2016

There is a group of people calling local homes, claiming to be with the Canada Revenue Agency, and another attacking porn watchers (that comes up later).

They are not who they claim to be.

They are evil, vile, despicable cheating liars, whom I can't imagine enjoy even the love of their own mothers.

They are going into the sanctity of people's homes, and threatening them...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 26 2016

By David Suzuki

With the December Paris climate agreement, leaders and experts from around the world showed they overwhelmingly accept that human-caused climate change is real and, because the world has continued to increase fossil fuel use, the need to curb and reduce emissions is urgent.

In light of this, I don’t get the current brouhaha over Kinder Morgan, Keystone XL,...


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